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  1. Hercules(def 1).
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Examples from the Web for alcides

Historical Examples

  • At this the grief and choler of Alcides blazed forth dark and infuriate.

    The Aeneid of Virgil


  • The great Alcides, every labour past, Had still this monster to subdue at last.

    Essay on Man

    Alexander Pope

  • We have all been laughing a little at the notion of Alcides being in love.

  • We have the miraculous birth by a virgin in the case of Alcides.

  • Julius declares Alcides raised Tyndarus and Hippo-litus from the dead.

British Dictionary definitions for alcides


  1. another name for Hercules 1 (def. 1)
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